mshta.exe is a application which is probably NOT a virus. So, if mshta.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your system is clean, it is still recommended to run a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself your system against potential security problems.
The default name and directory where the application is stored is
The MD5 checksum for this program is abdfc692d9fe43e2ba8fe6cb5a8cb95a.
This application is NOT a Windows service. This is good.
This executable uses the Internet to communicate. Today this is quite normal. For example, most of the apps on your PC check for updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are necessary.
mshta.exe appears to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
This exe runs in 32-bit mode. It does not exploit the entire set of features of nowadays' PC processors. This ordinarily happens because the makers did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description present in the file is Microsoft (R) HTML Application host.
File version extracted from the file 11.00.9600.16428 (winblue_gdr.131013-1700).
Author Microsoft Corporation.
Legal copyright notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
mshta.exe appears to have a visible user interface. This is good because it doesn't operate in a kind of invisible mode. Its activity is clearly displayed to you.
mshta.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays most virus-free software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to mshta.exe verifies as ok. This is very good.
Digital certificate name: Microsoft Windows
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Verification PCA
It has an uninstall routine, which is good. si are uninstall.